farm hand


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farm hand

n.
A hired farm laborer.
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farm hand

n
1. (Agriculture) a person who is hired to work on a farm
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On the street he had met the farm hand from the Bentley place and knew of his son's return to town.
Eliza Stoughton the half-witted girl was poked in the ribs by a farm hand and giggled noisily, in some distant field a cow bawled and was answered by the cattle in the stables, and one of the farm hands spoke sharply to the horse he was grooming by the stable door.
From the windows of his own room he could not see directly into the barnyard where the farm hands had now all assembled to do the morning shores, but he could hear the voices of the men and the neighing of the horses.
At Susan's piercing cries the farm hands rushed out.
In seven hundred years wages will have risen to six times what they are now, here in your region, and farm hands will be allowed 3 cents a day, and mechanics 6."
It is a fascinating occupation, and acquires an additional charm when you know you ought to be doing something else, that Christmas is at the door, that children and servants and farm hands depend on you for their pleasure, and that, if you don't see to the decoration of the trees and house, and the buying of the presents, nobody else will.
A social inquiry report on the accused person, revealed that he hails from Ebushirikha village in Khwisero Sub-county and since 2013 to the date he committed the criminal offence he was a farm hand for one Mr Samuel Muhoro.
(TAP) - Minister of Social Affairs Mohamed Trabelsi called on Friday in Mateur (governorate of Bizerte) for the need to enforce the law and subject owners of agricultural land, especially those who employ female farm hand workers, to the control of labour inspection like industrialists and traders.
Thirty-two people were injured when an air-conditioned bus crashed into a sports utility vehicle and a farm hand tractor here on Sunday, police said.
Mr Swider, who worked as a farm hand, had lived in Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan, for 10 years and was well known in the area.
FARM HAND How would you describe your music to the uninitiated?
Megan Shepherd has drawn on well-known tropes from other children's classics, so you're reminded of the feisty protagonist in Carrie's War, the reality vs fantasy of Tom's Midnight Garden and, in the characters of quiet, one-armed farm hand Thomas and sickly, saintly Anna, there are echoes of Boo Radley and Jane Eyre's friend Helen Burns.

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